Why Is It ‘Empire First,’ Instead of ‘America First’?

On today’s Ron Paul Liberty Report:

America wasn’t meant to be an empire, but a land of individual liberty. Empires destroy liberty. Why must our money be taken from us for weapons and endless war? Our money shouldn’t be taken from us at all, let alone for that! Why not use our money to fix our deteriorating country? Why do our politicians constantly complain about our deteriorating country, yet constantly vote for weapons and war? Why do politicians speak “America First,” but vote “Empire First”? Why do they complain about our poor, but vote to make more of us poor? Since Empires always go bankrupt, why are our politicians pushing us to that extreme? Are they that terrified of us being free?  Ron is joined by Chris Rossini.

Reprinted from The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity.

Ron Paul on Biden’s Poor Diplomacy With China

On today’s Ron Paul Liberty Report:

President Biden exhibited poor diplomacy (again); this time by calling Chinese President Xi a “dictator,” while Xi was still here in the U.S.! Whether Xi is or isn’t a “dictator” really has nothing to do with Americans. That’s an issue for the Chinese citizens to work out for themselves. It’s their government, not ours. America’s foreign policy should be based on the policy of the Founders of our nation: “Peace, commerce and honest friendship with all nations; entangling alliances with none.” We aren’t even remotely close to such a policy; and it’s costing us dearly. As our nation fails at being “the world’s policeman,” our livelihoods and standards of living are declining rapidly.  Chris Rossini joins Dr. Paul.

Reprinted from The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity.

Where Do You Get Your News? Who Do You Trust?

The answer for me and my staff has been the same for many years: Antiwar.com. I read Antiwar.com every day because it’s the best way to get a handle on the news without the steady barrage of propaganda that is served up nearly everywhere else.

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In Liberty,
Ron Paul

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Ron Paul asks: Who Is Provoking WWIII?

From the Ron Paul Liberty Report. Ron is joined by co-host Chris Rossini:

While economically suffering at home, Americans are being plundered to finance Ukraine’s war against Russia to the tune of over $100+ BILLION so far. Meanwhile, the U.S. government plans to increase the number of US troops training Taiwanese forces. Absolutely none of this has anything to do with defending America, or protecting our safety. It does, on the other hand, ratchet up tensions with Russia and China, both of which are major nuclear powers.

Reprinted from The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity.

Ron Paul Says Learn From Europe’s Misery: Trade Is Superior to Sanctions

The policy of harming and isolating Russia has backfired hard on Europe. This should provide a learning opportunity for Americans. In an interconnected world, it’s never good policy to bite the hand that feeds you. Americans should keep this in mind when considering policy towards countries like China. Trade is superior to sanctions.

Reprinted from The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity.